I fear there is little hope now left for any survivor from the missing flight MH370.
I have read some readers comments in a couple of online media reports and really, deeply regret the insensitivity in some, where they disgustingly attempted to link the likely accident with Anwar Ibrahim's conviction. Two examples follow:
Anwar's premeditated trial and verdict came to a close yesterday and his faith of whether he will go to jail will be known on Monday 10th March. Karpal's incarceration shall also be known a day later. This weekend, Pakatan has planned a public mass protest. It is not too far-fetched to consider the possibility of this latest plane crash incident as being part of an elaborate orchestrated series of events.
For all the injustice happening in Malaysia, I fear the worst is yet to come. People, especially those in power should understand there is a higher authority that will punish for the sins committed by these sinners. Unfortunately, the country as a whole has to suffer the consequences.
I recall one (could be more) insinuating that the accident could have been due to MAS using bogus spare parts.
It makes me sick to read such tripe, especially the one attributing the by-now-no-doubt air accident to a 'higher authority' punishing 239 innocent people for any alleged sins by the BN in the conviction of Anwar Ibrahim.
On the basis of the moron's argument, I sure would like to meet such a f**king 'higher authority' who has just aimlessly murdered 239 people (a la the Old Testament's god) because of alleged injustice to Anwar Ibrahim, and give that 'higher authority' a f**king piece of my mind.
But rather than speculate on WHY the accident happened, I think we'd be safer and less controversial grounds if we speculate (that is, if we want to) on WHAT could have happened?
One factor stands out clearly and indisputably: the crew did not make contact with either Malaysian or Vietnamese air traffic control (ATC) to inform them of any flight problem.
That can mean a couple of things: (a) they were prevented from doing so, or (b) they didn't have time to do so.
The former is less likely as there are ways and means for the flight deck crew (pilots, and in some bigger aircraft like B747, flight engineer) to communicate with ATC, even when under duress or threat. I can't go any further than this.
Thus I opine that it would have been the latter, that was the flight deck crew (the 2 pilots) didn't have time to do so, because of a few possibilities, namely:
(a) gradual depressurization where they and the rest on board suffered incremental hypoxia (deprivation of sufficient supply of oxygen) without realizing that was happening and thus went into, worst case scenario, unconsciousness followed by death.
Again this seems unlikely as the aircraft would then have continued flying on autopilot even if both pilots were unconscious, until the fuel ran out and the aircraft crashed. MH370 carried enough fuel to reach Beijing plus an extra hour of reserve.
Such a fate happened to a light turboprop aircraft in Australia (I think it was a Beech King Air) which took off from either Perth or Adelaide and ended its fatal pilot-less flight around the Darwin area, as well as to an executive Lear jet in the USA some years ago, in which professional golfer Payne Stewart plus five other people crashed after drifting across the country for hours with the pilot (and all passengers) probably unconscious from hypoxia.
The remaining possibility would be something happening with such swiftness that both pilot were caught unaware with no time to transmit a distress call.
That could occur under the following circumstances:
(a) sudden major structural failure (aircraft breaking up apart) as had happened to a Taiwanese B747 enroute from Taipeh to Hong Kong - for more read about China Airlines Flight 611. But that was a very old B747, unlike MAS' B777 which is only around 11 years old.
(b) both pilots were suddenly incapacitated (shot?), but the aircraft on autopilot would have continued flying unless of course the hijacker flew the aircraft into the ground. What would be the chances of this, considering the door to the flight deck is usually locked to prevent unauthorized access by passengers.
(c) explosion on board, particular near the cockpit area. This could well be the most likely cause for what we have thus far read about the mysterious circumstances surrounding MAS missing MH370n flight.
I have listed some possibilities of WHAT could have happened, but I would advise you dear readers to leave out the cause of divine retribution for any alleged injustice to Anwar Ibrahim, for if you don't you will turn that divine being into a callous clueless cruel murderer of 239 innocent people.